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By Tracy Fosterling
on 4/27/2020
  • General Interest
  • NABCEP training
  • solar training
The world is currently navigating through some pretty uncertain times. As COVID-19 continues to dismantle the economy and force many companies to lay off or furlough employees, supporting those in the solar industry is more important than ever. We are seeing unprecedented changes within our industry that, while temporary, are ... read more...
By Tracy Fosterling
on 4/24/2020
  • california storage
  • energy storage
  • residential storage
Energy Toolbase presented on the California Solar and Storage Associations (CALSSA’s) inaugural Professional Development Series webinar. Our presentation was entitled: Residential Energy Storage Sales & Modeling Best Practices. Here are the main topics we covered in our presentation if you want to skip ahead: 1:06 Summary of the best residential ... read more...
By Adam Gerza
on 4/21/2020
  • energy exports
  • energy storage
  • nem paired storage
Energy Storage Net Energy Metering (aka NEM Paired Storage) allows a customer with a behind-the-meter solar + storage system to discharge their battery, exporting stored energy back to the grid and receive a Net Energy Metering credit, if the battery can verifiably charge 100% from solar. In certain cases, NEM ... read more...
By Amira Hamdon
on 4/16/2020
  • company culture
  • General Interest
  • remote work
With COVID-19 acting as a disruptive force, remote work has come to the forefront as the best method to practice social distancing while continuing operations. This is new territory for many people and has left a lot of businesses wondering how to maintain a connected and collaborative team while working ... read more...
By Erin Christensen
on 4/10/2020
  • rate changes
  • rate increase
  • southern california edison
Southern California Edison (SCE), one of California’s big three investor-owned utilities (IOU), is on the brink of implementing significant increases to their bundled electric rates. Next week, on Monday, April 13 , 2020, SCE is scheduled to raise rates by an average of roughly 7%, which will affect all categories ... read more...